David Hobson

Manager, Technology Transfer
Technology Transfer
Phone number: 
(519) 824-4120, Ext. 58859

David provides support, advice and expertise in commercializing technology developed at the Ontario Veterinary College and University of Guelph. Before entering the field of technology transfer, David spent 8 years in the pharmaceutical industry (Johnson & Johnson), 3 years in private small animal veterinary medicine, and assisted the Canadian and U.K. governments with foreign animal disease outbreaks of avian influenza and foot and mouth disease. He is a mechanical engineer (P.Eng.) from the University of Waterloo and a licensed veterinarian (DVM) from the University of Guelph and has a doctorate in laboratory animal science (DVSc.). He has experience in engineering, marketing, management, veterinary medicine and biomedical research.